Speaking Rock Entertainment Center
The nation’s highest court is back in session amid COVID-19 and it’s shaping up to be a busy one for tribes and their advocates.

Sports Betting in Arizona
With early morning fanfare, a brand new day dawned in Arizona sports history with the first full day of legalized sports betting.

FanDuel Sportsbook
Although legalized sports gambling is set to begin this week in Arizona, not everyone is happy.

National Indian Gaming Commission - Gross Gaming Revenues GGR 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic impacted fiscal year 2020 gross gaming revenues for tribes across the nation.

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Catawba Two Kings Casino
The Catawba Nation is finally welcoming visitors to its gaming facility in North Carolina.

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The Native American Heritage Fund awarded more than $480,000 to support community art and projects, curricula updates, mascot revisions and other projects that honor Native culture and history.

The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.2208, the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo and Alabama-Coushatta Tribes of Texas Equal and Fair Opportunity Settlement Act, on May 12, 2021.

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The House Committee on Natural Resources is meeting to advance bills affecting tribal lands and Native youth.

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Four more Indian Country bills are scheduled for passage in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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The Catawba Nation is hosting two job fairs as it prepares to open a temporary gaming facility in North Carolina.

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The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians is looking forward to a brighter future for its citizens in Indiana.

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The National Native American Hall of Fame is getting ready to honor a new slate of luminaries in Native business, arts, education and other fields.

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The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians is finalizing a Class III gaming compact with the state of Indiana, the latest in a series of history-making moves by the tribe.

Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland
Secretary Deb Haaland is moving quickly to roll back negative policies as the Biden administration seeks to restore the nation-to-nation relationship with tribes and uphold the federal government’s trust and treaty obligations.

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“Looking ahead, tribal gaming will continue to evolve,” Chairman Damon Clarke of the Hualapai Tribe said at the signing of new Class III gaming compact.

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The Catawba Nation is on track to open a casino in North Carolina in the fall of 2021.

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The Ho-Chunk Nation is moving forward with an off-reservation casino after securing support from the state of Wisconsin.

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The latest feather in the cap of a thriving tribal corporation is an eclectic collection of historic buildings in one of the largest cities in the region.

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The former chairman of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is speaking out about his criminal corruption case as he seeks to dismiss all of the charges against him.

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The Oklahoma Supreme Court has issued a decision in Treat v. Stitt, a dispute over Class III gaming compacts in Oklahoma.

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The loss of the presidential election and a second impeachment aren’t stopping the Trump administration from dropping new proposals on Indian Country.

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Tribes closed casinos and hotels at the beginning of the pandemic in order to prevent further spread of the virus.

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“The tribe’s commitment to make a positive impact on our local community has never been stronger as we all persevere through the pandemic,” said Bob Peters, Chairman of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians.

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The Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians has signed a new Class III gaming compact with the state of California.

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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs approved four bills addressing tribal lands, broadband in tribal communities and a youth treatment center.

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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds a business meeting to consider pending legislation.

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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is convening for the first time since the 2020 election and for the first time in nearly two months.

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Just days after renewing criticism of Donald Trump, Chairman Cedric Cromwell of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe was indicted on federal bribery and extortion charges.

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Gun Lake Casino distributed over $611,000 in quarterly incentives to team members in November 2020, a token of gratitude for the essential role each employee has played.

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Rikki Tanenbaum has worked for the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians since 2018.

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The Chickasaw Nation is moving forward with two gaming projects in Oklahoma.

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The National Indian Gaming Commission is hosting its National Virtual Training Conference from October 6-8, 2020.

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The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States took testimony on bills benefiting the Seminole Tribe and the Catawba Nation.

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Leaders from the Seminole Tribe, the Catawba Nation and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians are testifying before the House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States.

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Three tribal leaders and one federal official will testify at a hearing of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.

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A bipartisan bill ensures the Catawba Nation can move forward with a gaming development on ancestral territory in North Carolina.

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The 9,000 square-foot Navajo Blue Travel Plaza is located along a busy interstate in Arizona.

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Voters in Nebraska are being asked to authorize casino-style gaming in their state as part of an initiative backed by Ho-Chunk Inc.